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'''Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville''' (; 29 July 180516 April 1859) was a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian. He was best known for his works ''Democracy in America'' (appearing in two volumes: 1835 and 1840) and ''The Old Regime and the Revolution'' (1856). In both he analyzed the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals, as well as their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. ''Democracy in America'' was published after Tocqueville's travels in the United States and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science. Tocqueville was active in French politics, first under the July Monarchy (1830–48) and then during the Second French Republic|Second Republic (1849–51) which succeeded the Revolutions of 1848 in France|February 1848 Revolution. He retired from political life after Napoleon III|Louis...
OfficeMinistry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (France)|Minister of Foreign Affairs
PrimeministerOdilon Barrot
Term start2 June 1849
Term end30 October 1849
PredecessorÉdouard Drouyn de Lhuys
SuccessorAlphonse de Rayneval
Birth nameAlexis Charles Henri Clérel de Tocqueville
Birth date{{Birth date|df=yes|1805|8|29}}
Birth placeParis, First French Empire|French Empire
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|1859|4|16|1805|7|29}}
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